Assistant Vice President of Underwriting, General Liability and Umbrella
Company: North State
Posted on: June 24, 2022
Our Corporate Underwriting Team is seeking an Assistant Vice
President for our General Liability Umbrella lines of business. We
are open on the location for the position.
A leader in our largest combined lines of business nationally with
responsibility for our corporate underwriting results across both
Commercial and Specialty Businesses. Provides advanced level of
expertise and guidance for the Company. Viewed as an expert in GL
and Umbrella providing both consultation and guidance on emerging
issues, loss trends and good corporate governance. This role works
closely with the Business Leadership teams as well as the Field
This is a Full-time, Exempt role.
Strong collaboration to generate top and bottom-line casualty
results, often across multiple business segments. Formulates long
term guidance to ensure proper corporate execution. Closely
monitors and analyzes loss trends and other developments.
Synthesizes internal and external casualty information to make
recommendations to senior level leadership. Assumes leadership on
potential emerging risks with guidance on how to influence positive
results. Responsible for the ongoing training across the enterprise
to guide field personnel in underwriting execution and pricing.
Leadership & Coaching:
Develop a culture of holding team members accountable for results
and results-oriented behaviors. Leads our Casualty Working Group
Creates followers at all levels of the Company. Instills a winning
spirit in the organization and with colleagues. Demonstrated
ability to effectively collaborate and influence across multiple
levels of the organization including executive, senior and field
management. Portfolio Development: Achieve desired results thru a
multi-discipline environment including Actuarial, Finance, Claims,
Operations, IT and Legal. Proactive participation in national
industry associations such as panel participation including Verisk,
APCIA and others. Develop corporate guidance and other white papers
on the leading issues affecting the casualty line of business.
Manages national casualty portfolio. Owns results and identifies
improvement opportunities. Collaborates with Product including
casualty product design, manuscripts and other related investment
priorities. Partners with CUOs, ISD's, and others to develop sound
underwriting practices to achieve industry goals.
Underwriting Guidance and Support:
Accountable for overall corporate governance within the GL and
Umbrella lines of business. Assist in companywide education plans
for commercial and specialty businesses. Responsible for
identifying casualty trends and analyze and recommend the company's
response. Makes recommendations for specific underwriting
execution. Handles the most complex underwriting referrals that
fall outside the authority of field organization.
Required Skills, Key Competencies and Experience:
Bachelor's degree (advanced management degree preferred). 10+ years
of commercial lines underwriting. Demonstrated leadership
experience within General Liability and Umbrella including the
ability to manage results. Professional designations desired but
not required. Communication Written and Verbal Judgement and
Decision Making Agile and Adaptive Teamwork and collaboration
Project Management Change Management Strategic Thinking
Keywords: North State, Worcester , Assistant Vice President of Underwriting, General Liability and Umbrella, Executive , Worcester, Massachusetts
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